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Fall Harvest Baby Food – Buttercup Squash

By | 2017-06-06T03:33:07+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Categories: 6 months, Fall, First Foods, Freezes Well, Holiday Foods, holidays, More Baby Food Recipes, Puree, Seasonal, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3, Thanksgiving, vegetables, winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Buttercup Squash - A Fall Harvest Winter Squash Buttercup squash is a medium sized squash.  It's a bit bigger than acorn squash and very much smaller than a Hubbard squash.  It's similar in size and appearance to the kabocha squash.  The buttercup squash has a very distinct round bottom that is circular.  It looks as [...]

Thanksgiving Baby Food Ideas Download

By | 2014-11-26T15:07:01+00:00 November 26th, 2014|Categories: 6 months, 8 months, book, Fall, Finger Foods, Friendly Baby Food Advice, Holiday Foods, holidays, Seasonal, Thanksgiving|Tags: , |

            Happy Thanksgiving! Baby’s First Thanksgiving Menu – Commonly Served Foods * [columns] [one-half]Roasted Turkey Roasted Ham Sweet Potatoes Green Beans Pumpkin Butternut Squash White Potatoes* Sweet Potatoes Asparagus Brussel Sprouts Apples Pears Stuffing Gravy Lasagna Nuts Shell Fish [/one-half] [one-half]6 Months+ 6 Months+ (all natural only) 6 Months+ 6 Months+ 6 [...]

Can My Baby Eat the Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie? – Baby Food Quick Tip

By | 2014-11-22T20:18:51+00:00 November 22nd, 2014|Categories: 6 months, 8 months, Dairy, eggs, Fall, Friendly Baby Food Advice, Holiday Foods, holidays, Nutrition, Seasonal, Solids and Weaning, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3, Thanksgiving|Tags: , , , , , |

It's almost here, the day of Pumpkin Pie and Giving Thanks.  I have to admit that I'm a sucker for pumpkin pie. It's one of my favorite foods of Thanksgiving and as luck would have it, it's actually nutritious. My little ones were lucky because when Thanksgiving rolled around, they were 10 months old and I happily [...]

Can Babies and Toddlers Drink Apple Cider?

By | 2014-11-05T23:12:53+00:00 November 5th, 2014|Categories: Dangerous Baby Items, Dangerous Food Items, Fall, Food Safety Tips, fruits, Holiday Foods, holidays, juice, Not Usually for Babies, Seasonal, Thanksgiving, winter|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Fall continues to roll on in New England.  There are still plenty of  fresh apples from local orchards and even squash and pumpkins and least we forget, he last of the corn harvest.  While picking and eating fresh apples is a favorite Fall ritual  and so is  enjoying fresh pressed apple cider.  And yes, we love [...]

Mini Pumpkin Muffins – A Treat for Little Fingers

By | 2014-10-07T06:51:27+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Categories: 8 months, Baby Food Recipes Updated, Fall, Finger Foods, Freezes Well, Holiday Foods, holidays, More Baby Food Recipes, muffins, Puree, Seasonal, stage 2, stage 3, Thanksgiving, Transitioning to New Foods, winter|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It's Pumpkin Time! Super Easy, Super Tasty Mini Pumpkin Muffins - They're Back on the Blog! This recipe came about when I had just used the last of my frozen roasted pumpkin puree from the Fall pumpkin harvest   That fresh pumpkin puree was sure put to yummy use! As our babies move further along in [...]

Pumpkin Pie Dip – Easy Creamy Pumpkin Pie Dip for the Fall

By | 2013-10-21T11:37:30+00:00 October 21st, 2013|Categories: 8 months, Dairy, Fall, Finger Foods, Holiday Foods, More Baby Food Recipes, Seasonal, stage 3, Thanksgiving, winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Pumpkin Pie Dip .  This is a tasty dip that you can share with little ones and kids of all ages.  It's simple and quick to make and keeps in the fridge for about 5-7 days. The best thing about this dip is that you can use it as a "mix-in" for other foods. You can [...]

Cooking Pumpkins – Which Pumpkin is Best for Baby Food or Pies?

By | 2013-10-18T12:49:54+00:00 October 18th, 2013|Categories: 8 months, Fall, Finger Foods, First Foods, Fruits and Veggies, Holiday Foods, holidays, More Baby Food Recipes, Puree, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3, Thanksgiving, vegetables, winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Did you know that pumpkins are a type of squash in the Cucurbita family along with butternut, acorn and my favorite, Hubbard squash?  The pumpkin season is really kicking into high gear around New England.  From the end of September right on through to the end of December, pumpkins play a large role in mealtime and [...]

Peachy Keen Sweet Potatoes – from The Wholesome Baby Food Guide book

By | 2013-10-10T21:47:19+00:00 October 10th, 2013|Categories: 6 months, 8 months, excerpts, Finger Foods, First Foods, Freezes Well, Holiday Foods, More Baby Food Recipes, stage 1, Thanksgiving, vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sweet potatoes and peaches combine to make a wonderfully delicious and nutritious meal for babies. Texture Texture Texture - the sweet potato and the peach can both be blended into a silky smoothness that babies who are just beginning solid foods will enjoy. For babies who are enjoying more texture and who may be feeding themselves, [...]

Is your pumpkin or winter squash puree plagued with hard strings?

By | 2013-09-04T10:04:20+00:00 September 4th, 2013|Categories: 4-6 months, 6 months, 8 months, Fall, Food Safety Tips, Friendly Baby Food Advice, Seasonal, Thanksgiving|Tags: , , , , , , |

Many people write in to ask about the hard bits and strings that they have found in their butternut, acorn or even pumpkin puree.  While it is not uncommon to find hard "strings" or hard bits in squash purees, avoiding these hard strings and bits is relatively simple once you know how.   Here are the [...]

Squash Baby Food for the Holidays – Savory Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe for Babies

By | 2017-03-22T20:19:26+00:00 November 7th, 2012|Categories: Fall, Holiday Foods, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3, Thanksgiving, vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The hustle and bustle of the holidays is about to begin! I just love the spirit of the holidays and especially the cooking!  When it comes to holiday menu planning, there really is no reason to plan a separate holiday menu for your baby.  Just look at the menu you have laid out and you will [...]

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